insomnia

Female 28yrs, Insomnia, anxiety, magnesium deficiency?

Hi there, I have a 28 year old female client with anxiety and sleep maintenance insomnia. She wakes up at 3-5am every morning, for 1-2 hours. Had insomnia and anxiety for most of her adult life. Took magnesium glycinate for a few months (600mg) and slept throughout the night but…

38 yo F with Miscarried

38 Yr Female, Miscarried at 13 weeks and since: Tinnitus, Dizzy, Insomnia, panic attacks This lady had a very traumatic miscarriage at 13 weeks in mid-January, and has been feeling exhausted since. She picked up a cold at end of Feb and then flu at beginning of March. Since then…

35 yo F with Beta-glucuronidase

My client has is celiac (Dx 2012), 35 years old female, with several food sensitivities and hypothyroidism Dx2013). She has been on 5R gut healing program and improving until she had a flu last winter, was given antibiotics again and her symptoms returned. Since she became sensitive to more foods…

37 yo M with Bipolar 2 and clostridia

I have a 37-year old Bipolar 2 client whose OAT showed up clostridia metabolites as well as low levels of dopamine, adrenalin/noradrenlin and serotonin as well as elevated quinolinic acid. She is on 50mg lamotrigine twice daily as well as 100mg lithium twice daily. She has been on Sacc Boulardii…

56 yo M with CKD and Atherosclerosis

This gentleman came to see me in April this year. He presented with the following: aged 56 years, weight 103 kg, height 171cms. Diagnosed conditions included Bi-polar, pre-diabetic, CKD stage 3, Gout, hypertension, Prostatitis, insomnia with sleep apnoea, emphysema and arthritis. He is taking the following meds: Ramipril, metformin, Tamsulosin,…

59 yo F with Bradycardia

Hello, I would be grateful for any assistance concerning my client with Bradycardia as the research on this condition is scarce and I haven’t encountered it before. Diagnosis provisionally made by client’s friend who is a cardiac nurse, knows her health history and is quite confident about this diagnosis. Client…

50 yo F with Bowel inflammation

Hi, I first saw this 50 year old ballet teacher in May when she presented with exhaustion, IBS symptoms of gas, bloating, diarrhoea, stomach pain and some rectal bleeding, acne on chin, rosacea, significant alopecia, hemorrhoids and some insomnia. Hashimotos was diagnosed 8 years ago following a period of great…

71 yo F with Benign Fasciculation

Female 71 diagnosed with Benign Fasciculation and Cramping syndrome, affecting legs mainly, seriously disrupts sleep. Neuro consultant recommending meds (eg benzodiazepines) but client not keen. She is otherwise healthy, taking probiotics, bone formula multi, Vit D, psyllium fibre, Omega 3 & 6 plus digestive enzymes + HCl, exercises regularly (yoga,…

40 yo F with anxiety disorder and insomnia

I have an obese, female 40 year old doctor coming to see me on Thursday. She is seeking advice regarding generalised anxiety disorder and insomnia- she specifically wants supplement advice. I only received her form today. She is recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and has been taking Levothyroxine 150mcg for a…

5htp and insomnia

I’m intrigued if anybody has had clients who have reported insomnia following 5HTP or if anybody could shed light on the reason for this please. I am treating her for leaky gut, mild fibromyalgia and stress issues. I suggested 5HTP, but she found it impossible to get to sleep for…

59 yo M with Insomnia link with raised body temperature

Age 59 , sex M, height 5 11 and weight was 115 kg, now 106 kg Primary Presenting Symptoms / Aim – weight loss, enhance strength. Also wishes to improve sleep (difficulty getting to sleep then wakes at 4 am) Duration of presenting symptoms – poor sleeper and weight gain…

46 yo F with Functional Neurological Disorder.

Is anyone familiar with this? I’ve never heard of it and have had a lady approach me who is keen to try a nutritional approach. I have not seen her yet but details so far: Age 46, 2 children 10 and 12 yrs Very busy and active until the onset…

67 yo M with anxiety and insomnia not responding to supplements

The lady is 67 years old 8 stones 7lb, 5ft 7, with a BMI 19. She has suffered from severe anxiety and panic attacks, depression and insomnia for 20yrs. She had her tonsils and appendix’s removed when young. Depression started after the birth of first child. Severe food poisoning then…

38 yo F with fibromyalgia insomnia pelvic pain ASI

First saw this client in 2011 when she presented with blood sugar imbalances as well as tinnitus (since 1993), headaches, insomnia and lack of energy. After revising her diet, she felt much better for some years until Summer 2014 when she developed pelvic pain which worsens after any exercise or…

38 yo F with recurrent depression and sleep problems

Please, may I have some advice regarding this client that I’ll be seeing – she has been suffering with recurrent depression and sleep disturbances for about 10 years now, typically manages only 2-3 hours/night. Has been on a sleep study July-Sept 2011, no results. On no medication, has self-supplemented with…

18 yo F with Aspergers and insomnia

Hello, a female patient with diagnosed Aspergers in 2010. Generally suffered from depression / mood swings as a child, since diagnoses the issues have increased substantially. Her goal to see me is to help with her weight gain, lack of energy and insomnia. We touched on the underlying condition, and…

14 yo M with ADHD insomnia

New client whose mum is already a client. He was diagnosed with ADHD in 2015 and prescribed Strattera 10mg and Medikinet XL 35mg. A poor sleeper (difficult to fall asleep and gets only 6-7hrs) with knock on effects for family (parents and 2 sisters), waking up tired. A night of…

18 yo Female with Aspergers

Hello, a female patient with diagnosed Aspergers in 2010. Generally suffered from depression / mood swings as a child, since diagnoses the issues have increased substantially. Her goal to see me is to help with her weight gain, lack of energy and insomnia. We touched on the underlying condition, and…

14 yo ADHD Insomnia

New client whose mum is already a client. He was diagnosed with ADHD in 2015 and prescribed Strattera 10mg and Medikinet XL 35mg. A poor sleeper (difficult to fall asleep and gets only 6-7hrs) with knock on effects for family (parents and 2 sisters), waking up tired. A night of…

ITP (autoimmune thrombocytopenia), hair loss, insomnia

Good Afternoon, I would appreciate some advice regarding a patient I have got in General Practice with ITP (autoimmune thrombocytopaenia) and very troublesome fatigue. On my first encounter she was very focussed on the point that the ITP is causing fatigue and not to receptive to the concept of chronic…